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Joseph Douglas Thomas

Joseph Douglas Thomas, American police forensic detective. Recipient Life Saving medal Petersburg Police, 1989, 93. President, firefighter Ettrick Volunteer Fire Department, Chesterfield, Virginia, 1981-1986. With United States Navy, 1981-1986. Member International Association for Identification, Virginia Forensic Science Academy Alumni Association, National Veterinary Police Officers Association.

Background

  • Thomas, Joseph Douglas was born on January 23, 1958 in Petersburg, Virginia, United States. Son of George Lee and Virginia Eloise (Luck) Thomas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, University Berkeley, Southfield, Michigan, 1997.

    Career

    • Chemical technician Lee Laboratories, Petersburg, Virginia, 1981-1984. Warehouse manager E.R. Carpenter Company, Richmond, 1984-1985. Technician Chemlawn Company, 1985-1986.

      Police officer, detective Petersburg (Virginia) Bureau of Police, since 1986. Police instructor Crater Criminal Justice Laboratory, Petersburg, Virginia, since 1990.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Yesterday's Dreams, 1994. Composer (song) The Clown, 1995.

    Membership

    President, firefighter Ettrick Volunteer Fire Department, Chesterfield, Virginia, 1981-1986. With United States Navy, 1981-1986. Member International Association for Identification, Virginia Forensic Science Academy Alumni Association, National Veterinary Police Officers Association.

    Connections

    • Married Deborah Lynn Washburn, August 17, 1995.
    • father: George Lee Thomas
    • mother: Virginia Eloise (Luck) Thomas
    • spouse: Deborah Lynn Washburn
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    Born January 23, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1997
      University Berkeley
    • 1981 - 1984
      Chemical technician Lee Laboratories
      Petersburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1984 - 1985
      warehouse manager, E.R. Carpenter Company
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      technician Chemlawn Company
    • 1986
      police officer

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